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Posted on 17 August 2017

Last Updated 17 August 2017

Varieties :-
Around sixteen different varieties have been identified to be found in the Indian Sub-Continent. Depending on the significant medicinal properties, Chlorophytum borivilianum, a particular variety of Safed Musli has got maximum demand and commercial value. As per our best of knowlege,there are only two well known Organic Chlorophytum Borrivillianum,s verity of High yielding ,Disease/Fungal resistant,and having maximum % Saponins and Alkloids to Assure higher prices of product in National/Inernational market , MDB-13 & MDB-14  devlopped by Maa Danteshwari Herbal Research Cener CHIKALPUTI.

Agro-Climatic requirements for Musli cultivation
Though no specific climatic,  soil  and irrigation types can be prescribed for Musli Cultivation as it is naturally growing in different parts of India in various states having different soil type, rainfall and irrigation systems. It is even growing in the forests in natural conditions on soils having different pH and texture and at different altitudes.

Cultivation Practices -  
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Land Preparation
Fields to be deep-ploughed two-three times between mid April to mid May.
 
 
Manuring  
20 trolleys (per acre) of Farm-Yard-Manure/Compost(Organic) to be mixed in the soil.
 
 
Bed Preparation  
Raised beds three feet wide and one foot 3 inches high to be made.  
 Seeds  
400-500 Kgs or 40,000 nos.of planting material (Semi wet tubers with crown) are required per acre.
 
 
 Sowing  
  •  Planting of seeds (tubers with crown) before the first showers of the monsoons.
  • Tubers of 8-10 grams, treated with Goumutra (cow urine) are planted on the raised beds at a distance of 15-20 centimeters - plant to plant and row to row.
 
 Water Requirement  
The life-cycle of the plant coincides with the monsoon season. In cases of long periods of no rains-fall, water supply may be required to maintain moisture in the soil for healthy growth of the plant and the tubers.
 
 
 Weeding  
Regular weeding is necessary for proper and healthy growth of the Musli.
 
 
Pest Control  
In certain areas, the crop is susceptible to fungal infection which may be controlled by spraying Organic fungicides.
 
 
Deflowering  
 Deflowering is necessary for the healthy growth of the tubers.
 
 
Harvesting  
The plants shed their leaves by the months of October-November, but the roots are advised to be harvested in the month of February and March.
 
 
Yield  
 The planted material multiplies 6-8 times on an average.
 
 
 Preservation of Planting Material  
The planting material kept aside for the next planting season can be preserved by adopting a very economical method developed at our farms which is provided free to all our customers.  


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“Booking Closed of Safed Musli Planting Materials for the Year 2017”

Booking of Safed Musli Planting Materials for the Year 2018 is Going on.

The Cost of Planting Material @ INR 6 per tuber

Early Birds will get discount of 10 Thousands to 1 Lakh (Conditions Applied)